Bishop MacDonald: Navajoland Faces ‘Critical Moment’

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The Navajoland Area Mission is beginning to find its own voice, which will help it become a diocese, said the Rt. Rev. Mark MacDonald, who has served the mission as an assisting bishop since 2006.

“What you can see happening in embryo, in indigenous North America, is what has happened in Africa and Asia,” Bishop MacDonald said. “I'm not only predicting we’ll see that in the Native world. I’m witnessing it.”

The bishop spoke with The Living Church as Navajoland prepares to decide, on Oct. 17, which of two nominees will serve as an interim canon to the ordinary, and possibly as an interim bishop, if the House of Bishops agrees to it.

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